THE RCC WEEKLY
Volume 2, Issue 29
September 27, 2012
In the Vision Project report, which
was issued by Commissioner
Freeland's office on September 20 th ,
RCC is recognized for several
accomplishments. First, we are
lauded for tripling the rate at which
students advance from
developmental math to college-
level math. The report also praises
the College for its five-year grant
with Achieving the Dream. Further,
we also received kudos for being
awarded two gold certificates from
the Massachusetts Life Sciences
Consortium, for offering both a
biotechnology associate's degree
and a biotechnology certificate.
Finally, Renee Keys, an RCC 2012
Biotechnology graduate, is featured
in a special column highlighting her
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Elizabeth Warren, Democrat for
United States Senate, held a
Community Forum at RCC on
Wednesday, September 26th. The
Forum, which was held at the
Media Arts Center, was hosted by,
among others, the NAACP— New
England Area Conference, the
Black Ministerial Alliance, and the
MA Association of Minority Law
Professor Jacquolyn Payne-Thompson and three of
her U.S. Government and Politics students are
pictured with Elizabeth Warren .
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
The first Board of Trustees meeting of the new academic year convened with its
new members on September 25th. The board members include:
Kathy Taylor (chair), Executive Director, The Black Philanthropy Fund
Steven Tompkins, Chief of External Affairs, Suffolk County Sheriff's
Roslyn Marshall, Senior Tax Supervisor, MFS Investment Management.
Beth Williams, Chief Executive, Roxbury Technology Corporation
Mark Culliton, Education Activist and Chief Executive, College Bound
Glynn Lloyd, Founder and Chief Executive, City Fresh Foods
Michael Curry, Esquire, Legislative Affairs Director, Massachusetts League of
Community Health Centers
Dr. Jeffrey Greenberg, Associate Medical Director, Brigham and Women's
Stanley Wong, CEO & Director, Kowloon
Robert Jackson, Student Trustee, Criminal Justice Major
HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH
Featured Speaker: Vanessa Calderon-
Rosado, CEO of Inquilinos Boricuas En
Viva La Cultura: Influence of Latinos
in the 21st Century
Monday, October 22nd, 12-l:15pm in
the Faculty Lounge (3-424)
ROKBUKI' COMMUNITY COL LEGE
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CELEBRACION DE ARTE LATINA
Three artists exhibiting at the Resnikoff Gallery
Anabel Vasquez Rodriguez
Curated by Mirta Tocci
Sponsored by International Multicultural Institute and the
Language Department. For more information, call Prof.
McCormack at ext. 5127.
The RCC Weekly
A NOTE FROM TOE ARCHIVIST:
Huge thanks to the RCC faculty and staff members who contacted Autumn with
information about the RCC Open House photos: Nancy Teel, LaVerne Wyche-Banks,
Carol Bliss-Furr, Gloria Cater, Carole Ray, and Barbara Greene.
The individuals in the photo below are (from left to right): former RCC president
Kenneth Haskins, former Acting
RCC president Hubie Jones, Lt.
Governor Evelyn Murphy, Joyce
King, and Boston mayor Ray Flynn.
The photo on the right is former
RCC President Brunetta Wolfman
standing next to Donald Stull and
M. David Lee. They are the
architects of the RCC campus.
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RCC and JobNet will co-sponsor the
Fall 2012 Community Career Fair on
Tuesday, Oct. 23rd from 11am to 3pm.
The Fair will take place in Building 4,
For more information, contact Irina
Galatskaya at 617-933-7455,
October 8: Columbus Day
October 16: Title III PD
October 23: RCC Job Fair
October 26: PARCC Conference
April 5: Teaching & Learning
Conference (MCC, Lowell)
Friday, April 5, 2013:
The Teaching and Learning Conference
is back, after a year's hiatus. Please
consider attending and/or presenting.
Details will follow.
MASSACHUSETTS COMMUNITY COLLEGE
TEACHING, LEARNING & STUDENT DEVELOPMENT
2013 COMMUNITY COLLEGES:
CONFERENCE PREPARING SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE
LEARNERS & LEADERS
> SAVE THE DATE!
8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Friday, April 5, 2013
Middlesex Community College
Director, Center for Civic Participatii
Maricopa Community Colleges, AZ
Contact: Phil Sisson, Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs, at SissonpSmiddlesex.mass.edu/781-280-3571 OR
Pam Flaherty, Dean of Students/Chief Student Affairs Officer, at FlahertypSmiddlesex.mass.edu/7Sl-2S0-3631.
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